FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 214 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Textile Materials for Fashion Designers II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 214
Spring
1
2
2
3

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course -
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to introduce essential aspects of different yarns, woven and knitted fabrics and to analyze the structure of a fabric.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to classify different types of yarns.
  • will be able to define basic woven fabrics.
  • will be able to suggest proper end uses for the fabrics.
  • will be able to define knitted fabrics
  • will be able to analyze woven fabrics
Course Description This course will provide the analysis of basic woven fabrics constructed by plain, twill, and satin weave. Furthermore, it will cover the preparation of a fabric swatch book.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Spun and filament yarns: identifying spun and filament yarns, comparison of spun and filament yarns, yarn twist and twist direction, end uses of spun and filament yarns. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 4 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, Chapter 9 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.58-59. Phyllis G. Tortora, Understanding Textiles, New York 1992, Chapter 14
3 Single and ply yarns, special types of yarns (textured yarns: favorable and unfavorable properties, microfiber yarns, stretch yarns, novelty yarns, high-bulk yarns, chenille yarns, metallic yarns and their end uses) Sewing threads, important factors in thread selection, fiber used in sewing threads, important thread factors that govern seam appearance. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 4 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, Chapter 9 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.58-59. Phyllis G. Tortora, Understanding Textiles, New York 1992, Chapter 14
4 Basic weaves: plain weave, important features, fabrics produced by plain weave and their end uses Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
5 Basic weaves: plain weave, important features, fabrics produced by plain weave and their end uses Fabric and yarn Analysis Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
6 Basic weaves: plain weave, important features, fabrics produced by plain weave and their end uses. Fabric and yarn analysis Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
7 Presentations
8 Basic weaves: twill weave, important features, fabrics produced by twill weave and their end uses Fabric and yarn Analysis Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
9 Basic weaves: twill weave, important features, fabrics produced by twill weave and their end uses Fabric and yarn Analysis Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
10 Basic weaves: satin weave, important features, fabrics produced by satin weave and their end uses Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
11 Fabrics produced using Jacquard and other weaves and their end uses. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 5 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.169-194 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.71-84
12 Classifying knitted fabrics, basic knitted fabrics and their end uses Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 6 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.195-207 Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999 s.85-93
13 Presentations
14 Preparing digital fabric swatch book
15 Semester Review
16 Review of the Semester  

 

Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

 Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen (1994) J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, 515S. ISBN 1-56367-004-6

Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, 339S. ISBN 0-8273-7686-3

Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999. ISBN 978-3-8085-6225-3

Phyllis G. Tortora (1992). Understanding Textiles, New York, 636S. ISBN 0-02-421195-8

Mary Humphries, Fabric Glossary, USA 1992, 291S. ISBN 0-13-334971-6

Jan I. Yeager, Lura K. Teter-Justice, Textiles For Residental and Commercial Interiors, New York 2000, 522S. ISBN 1-56367-178-6

Julie Parker, All About Silk, Fabric Reference Series, Volume I, USA 1997, 92S. ISBN 0-9637612-0-X

Julie Parker, All About Cotton, Fabric Reference Series, Volume II, USA

ISBN 0-9637612-3-4

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
2
60
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
6
1
6
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
2
12
24
Project
1
12
12
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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